About the role
We are looking for a passionate and creative teacher to work as an Education Coordinator at our Sense College in Birmingham This is a permanent part role, working 30 hours per week / 41 weeks per year. Please note the salary advertised will be pro rata'd and will be dependent on experience.
The role of the Education Coordinator will be to take responsibility for the education/training programme of a small group of single or dual sensory impaired adults with additional learning difficulties, and as such duties undertaken will include curricular planning, development of teaching objectives, initial assessments and ongoing reports of deafblind persons’ progress.
The ability to work with individuals with challenging behaviour and work flexibly in a range of environments is required. Showing a positive attitude towards learners with disabilities and an appreciation of this role’s responsibility in keeping them safe is essential. The ability to communicate effectively, inter-personally and in writing is required. Experience of working with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) learners is preferred but not essential as training will be provided.
Essential skills and qualities to fulfil the role of Education Coordinator include holding Level 5 teaching qualification, knowledge of cognitive language and numeracy development, and also experience and skills in assessment, objective-setting, breaking down of tasks.
You will be an effective communicator and it would be fantastic if you have experience of supporting people with sensory impairments, learning disabilities and/or complex needs.
Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.
Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.
Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Education and Training